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Cap

Object Number:48-29-235
Current Location: Collections Storage
Culture:Indian
Provenience: India
United Provinces
Section:Asian
Materials:Felt
Brass
Height: 6 cm
Length: 19 cm
Width: 16 cm
Credit Line:Gift of Presbyterian Board of Missions, 1948

Description

Brown felt. Close-fitting, edge around crown bound with brown grosgrain; center of crown has wire screen in a brass "button" for ventilation. "Christy's London" and "Jain Brothers Delhi" on labels inside; pink sateen lining. This type of cap is worn under a tarbush, over which a long piece of muslin or other cloth is wrapped to form the turban.

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